Operator - Stores

Posted 31 Jul 2020

Western Power

Teford (Engineering)


Job Type:contractDuration:0 months
Category:EngineeringRecruiter Reference:ER280/2020
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:* Please see below

As an Operator (Stores) you may be involved in carrying out routine inspection, maintenance and repair of tools and PPE, assisting with the maintenance of stores and with the inspection of network assets as required.  All necessary training will be provided.

Candidates are required to have Grade A*-G/1-9 GCSE in English and Maths 

Job Description

When you join WPD you become a part of our 6,500 plus strong team of professional, clerical and administrative staff looking after our extensive electricity distribution network, serving 7.8 million customers in the Midlands, South Wales and South West. We cover highly populated and beautiful remote areas such as:

  • Birmingham, Bristol, Nottingham and Cardiff
  • The Brecon Beacons, Dartmoor and the Peak District

You will become integral to a company offering many benefits, which is committed to investing in the latest technologies and working methods to improve service to customers.  We know that our people are at the heart of this success and work hard to create a purposeful working environment which everyone can be a part of.

Western Power Distribution is an equal opportunities employer, and a Disability level 1 Employer and a corporate signatory of WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) programme. Our desire is to bring in more employees from diverse backgrounds to build further on our inclusive culture. We value and celebrate individual difference and we believe that an inclusive culture will help the business grow as a positive, strong and innovative company.

Main Responsibilities

The working environment requires quick, decisive and responsible thinking and actions to meet the demands of the role.  You will need to be flexible in your approach to assist the team in meeting it's objectives.

The Ideal Candidate

Ideally you will be licensed to drive a Fork Lift Truck although training can be provided.  In addition you would require a full driving licence and an HGV licence is desirable.

You will need to be mobile throughout the area and may be required to undertake out of hours standby duties as and when necessary, to meet business needs.

*Starting salary will be £29,016.

This vacancy will close at midday on the closing date and we hold the right to close the vacancy early if we get a large number of applicants.

How to Apply

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